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The Daily Grind - Microbrouwerij Rooie Dop

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BA SCORE
83
good

25 Ratings
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Ratings: 25
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 15.85%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Netherlands

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Jeffo on 02-19-2013)
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3.34/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

330ml bottle, date of 20/03/14 on the back label. Brewed on March 20, 2014?

pours very dark brown, thin white head fades fast. smells of black coffee, quite strong aroma. taste is fairly bitter and acidic, with just enough sweetness so that it's not too unbalanced. coffee flavor and roast. body is medium, very low carbonation.
okay, but was a bit overpriced for what it is.

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3/5  rDev -18%

From bottle at home. Pours to a tan head that dissipates quickly. Very little lacing. Slight coffee aroma followed by a significant coffee flavor. Best part is there is no bitterness at all. The coffee tasted near to espresso...like the beans used in store bought chocolate covered espresso beans. Body was light. No alcohol taste even with the 6.5% ABV.

I'd like to taste it from a nitro tap for a bit more texture.

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3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is close to being black in appearance—when it is held up to a bright light, traces of dark red are visible through the glass. It poured with a short tan head that quickly died down, leaving a thin film on the surface, a small patch of bubbles in the center, and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of coffee beans are present in the nose.
T: Much like the smell, the taste is very much dominated by flavors of coffee beans—it's almost like drinking iced coffee from a French press. No roasted flavors are noticeable and there are only slight amounts of bitterness. Hints of chocolate are also perceptible.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and a bit thin on the palate and with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink and has some nice coffee flavors, but seems to be a little one-dimensional.

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3.88/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I got this beer from the brewer when i met him some weeks ago. I bought some DOS barrel aged bottles and this one was a gift. Thanks Mark Strooker!

Now to the beer. Poured in my Struise glass i have to pour the beer really strong to get a bit of a head. The head disappears in a minute leaving some nice lacing in the glass.

Smell is coffee, all around...

Taste is smooth and when you love coffee you will like this beer. The abv is 6,5 which makes this beer very drinkable.

Photo of Jeffo
2.2/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Got this one at De Bierkoning in Amsterdam. The guys had originally given me a small pour at an event a few weeks ago and I quite enjoyed it, so I thought I'd try it out of a bottle.

From a bottle into a snifter
Bottled 31 October 2012
Guatemala Antigua Coffee

APPEARANCE: Pours a one finger, medium looking, cream colored head with good retention. Bistre brown in color, almost black, with medium carbonation evident. Splotchy wisp remains leaving some decent dots of lacing down the glass.

SMELL: Roasted coffee, sweet cream, milk sugar and vailla notes on the nose. Light dark chocolate as well, but mostly sweet cream and roasted black coffee. Bold enough, and smells like intended I imagine.

TASTE: Man, not nearly as nice as the nose. Coffee and caramel sweetness up front with some tart grapes at the swallow. Coffee is a little stale tasting. Lots of flavor after the swallow with very bitter black, roasted coffee, sweet cream, caramel and a touch of light sourness. Somewhat watery up front, with a very bitter and almost acidic finish. Definitely rough around the edges.

PALATE: Medium body and lower levels of carbonation. A little watery on the palate, goes down fine and finishes somewhat astringent. Harsh bitterness at the swallow.

OVERALL: There have been some obvious cases of infection with this beer. Gushing bottles and undrinkable acid bombs. Luckily this one is more than consumable, though the tartness and light acidic note does tell me that something might be off here. Regardless, this one just didn't quite work, and it's not nearly as nice as I remeber that draft sample. The nose showed some promise, but the flavor is stale and watery, and the off flavors don't make it any easier. Generally speaking, I have been extrememly impressed with these guys, enjoying their Oatmeal Stout and Utreg Strong Ale immensely, so I will gladly continue to support. Can't wait for the DIPA and the barrel aged stout. Cheers!

The Daily Grind from Microbrouwerij Rooie Dop
83 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.